Pete Davidson will now not fly into area on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket later this month.
The comic, who was introduced to be becoming a member of the flight scheduled for March 23 earlier this week, has since dropped out after the launch date was pushed again to March 29.
“Blue Origin’s twentieth flight of New Shepard has shifted to Tuesday, March 29,” reads a press release from Blue Origin. “Pete Davidson is now not in a position to be part of the NS-20 crew on this mission. We are going to announce the sixth crew member within the coming days.”
Davidson was set to be the third superstar to fly into area via the New Shepard program, following Star Trek actor William Shatner and Michael Strahan.
Blue Origin’s twentieth flight of New Shepard has shifted to Tuesday, March 29. Pete Davidson is now not in a position to be part of the NS-20 crew on this mission. We are going to announce the sixth crew member within the coming days.
— Blue Origin (@blueorigin) March 18, 2022
Whereas the precise motive for why Davidson has pulled out continues to be unclear, he was lately seen filming the upcoming horror movie The Residence, directed by The Purge creator James DeMonaco.
The comic additionally has different tasks within the works whereas he’s on a depart of absence from Saturday Night time Reside, together with slasher movie Our bodies, Our bodies, Our bodies and romantic comedy Meet Cute reverse Kaley Cuoco.
He’s additionally set to play a fictionalised model of himself within the comedy collection Bupkis, described as a “uncooked” and “unflinching” model of Davidson’s actual life.
The comic, who’s relationship Kanye West’s ex-wife Kim Kardashian, has lately been the topic of public assaults from the rapper and producer. Together with being criticised within the lyrics for the observe ‘Eazy’, a likeness of Davidson is attacked in two separate music movies from Ye.
Davidson reportedly responded to the rapper in a prolonged textual content dialog. Making an attempt to talk face-to-face with Ye, Davidson wrote: “I’m in La for the day if you happen to wanna cease being a bit of web bitch boy and speak… you don’t scare me bro. You actions are so pussy and embarrassing. It’s so unhappy to look at you destroy your legacy on the day by day.”
After Ye instructed they meet at this Sunday Service, Davidson replied: “This isn’t public dude. I’m not right here for photos and press. Which is clearly all you care about. My supply nonetheless stands.”